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Re: Building on Win32 with VS2005

From: D.J. Heap <djheap_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2005-12-02 18:10:12 CET

> This issue, IMO, is a total bug in VS2005 but MS is saying it is 'by
> design'. They have broken wildcard quoting in setargv.obj:
> http://lab.msdn.microsoft.com/ProductFeedback/viewfeedback.aspx?feedbackid=1c569ad8-7329-4d95-8588-ad6ed08fe988
> If they refuse to fix it, I guess we'll have to expand wildcards
> ourselves on Windows? Any better ideas?

MS has decided that this is by design and not going to change.
However, it appears to me to only be a problem with the tests that try
to use * as a value for properties (such as svn:needs-lock or
svn:ignore). IE, tweaking the tests that do this to use the -F option
rather than passing * directly on the commandline works fine.

Any objections to doing that?


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